Nick Perito

Nick Perito

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Nick Perito


Hollywood composer and arranger Nick Perito remains best known for his four-decade tenure as music director and conductor for crooner Perry Como. Perito was born April 7, 1924, in Denver, and his first instrument was the accordion, but he soon moved to piano, later majoring in music at the University of Denver. During World War II, he served as an Army medic, additionally performing with military bands. After the war, Perito studied at the Juilliard School of Music, graduating i... Read more

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